Therese L. Gibbons, 71 years, a native of Washington, DC and resident of Wilmington, NC, died July 22, 2013. A freelance writer and photographer, Therese lived in Vietnam, England, Ireland and Germany. She graduated from Holy Cross Academy, Kensington, and Dominican College, New Orleans. She is survived by siblings Anne Marie Gibbons, Washington, DC, Joan Delaney, Annapolis, MD, Kelly Koepenick, Charleston, SC, Michael Gibbons, Salisbury, MD and 11 nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be August 2, 12:30 p.m., St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Rockville. Memorial contributions may be sent to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.